Bracket – 1/12: SEC, ACC Combine For 18 Bids

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by Eli Boettger – January 12, 2018

EAST – BOSTON, MA   SOUTH – ATLANTA, GA
1 Villanova Pittsburgh, PA Charlotte, NC 1 Virginia
16 Texas Southern/Savannah State 16 St. Francis (PA)/Princeton
8 Syracuse 8 Butler
9 Texas 9 Florida
5 Arizona San Diego, CA Boise, ID 5 Ohio State
12 South Dakota State 12 Middle Tennessee
4 Texas Tech 4 Auburn
13 Vermont 13 Lipscomb
6 Marquette Nashville, TN Detroit, MI 6 Creighton
11 St. Bonaventure/Florida State 11 Saint Mary’s
3 Kentucky 3 Michigan State
14 Portland State 14 William & Mary
7 Cincinnati Nashville, TN Pittsburgh, PA 7 Rhode Island
10 Michigan 10 Louisville
2 North Carolina 2 West Virginia
15 Louisiana Lafayette 15 Belmont
WEST – LOS ANGELES, CA   MIDWEST – OMAHA, NE
1 Purdue Detroit, MI Charlotte, NC 1 Duke
16 Bucknell 16 Rider
8 Miami FL 8 UCLA
9 Gonzaga 9 Georgia
5 Arizona State Boise, ID San Diego, CA 5 Wichita State
12 Providence/Alabama 12 Buffalo
4 Clemson 4 Tennessee
13 East Tennessee State 13 Missouri State
6 Arkansas Dallas, TX Dallas, TX 6 TCU
11 Nevada 11 New Mexico State
3 Xavier 3 Seton Hall
14 UC Davis 14 Wright State
7 Texas A&M Wichita, KS Wichita, KS 7 Missouri
10 Washington 10 Notre Dame
2 Oklahoma 2 Kansas
15 Stephen F. Austin 15 Radford

Last four in: St. Bonaventure, Florida State, Providence, Alabama

First four out: USC, LSU, Western Kentucky, Maryland

Next four out: Houston, North Carolina State, UCF, Utah

Breakdown for multi-bid conferences (auto bids are awarded to conference RPI leaders, denoted by asterisks):

  • Atlantic 10 (2 bids): *Rhode Island (7), St. Bonaventure (11)
  • American (2 bids): *Wichita State (5), Cincinnati (7)
  • ACC (9 bids): Virginia (1), *Duke (1), North Carolina (2), Clemson (4), Miami FL (8), Syracuse (8), Louisville (10), Notre Dame (10), Florida State (11)
  • Big Ten (4 bids): *Purdue (1), Michigan State (3), Ohio State (5), Michigan (10)
  • Big XII (6 bids): *Oklahoma (2), West Virginia (2), Kansas (2), Texas Tech (4), TCU (6), Texas (9)
  • Big East (7 bids): *Villanova (1), Xavier (3), Seton Hall (3), Creighton (6), Marquette (6), Butler (8), Providence (12)
  • Pac-12 (4 bids): Arizona State (5), *Arizona (5), UCLA (8), Washington (10)
  • SEC (9 bids): *Kentucky (3), Tennessee (4), Auburn (4), Arkansas (6), Missouri (7), Texas A&M (7), Florida (9), Georgia (9), Alabama (12)
  • WCC (2 bids): Gonzaga (9), *Saint Mary’s (11)
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